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US hoping 7 sliding medals brings more momentum

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — An hour after his last race at the Sochi Olympics, U.S. bobsled driver Steven Holcomb stood near the finish line of the sliding track and started to take a look over the snow-capped mountains.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014

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Gophers, Buckeyes both desperate to build momentum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's getting close to the only time of year when winning streaks mean much in college basketball.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014

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Golden dream gone, US plays Finland for bronze

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The United States hockey team came to Russia for Olympic gold.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014

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At Winter Olympics, an X Games breaks out

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Without them the U.S. would have just a few gold medals, and NBC would have trouble getting the younger eyeballs it needs to justify the $775 million it spent to land the Winter Olympics.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014

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Human rights pledge urged for future Olympic hosts

Citing widespread dismay with Russia's anti-gay laws, a coalition of more than 30 human rights and gay rights groups is calling on the International Olympic Committee to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014

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